June 9, 1986 — The Rogers Commission released its report on the “Challenger” disaster, criticizing NASA and rocket-builder Morton Thiokol for management problems leading to the explosion that claimed the lives of seven astronauts. The Space Shuttle Challenger blew up as a result of a failure in a solid rocket booster joint.

  2 comments for “This Day in History

  1. June 9, 2018 at 6:41 AM

    This was one of the moments that remain in memory, what one was doing, where one was, how one learned…like the assignation of Kennedy

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